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Satellite Fishing in Linz – September 2015

Saturday September 12 2015 at the glider club Union Linz‘ air field.  A nice day despite the clouds that covered the sky in the morning.  Three of the MURSAT team start to set up the equipment to fish for satellite … Continue reading

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Things About Orbits

Whenever we present the satellite, a lot of questions regarding orbits, speed of orbital bodies and these things arise.  XKCD has nice answers to some of these questions in one of his recent articles of his what if? series.

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Satellite Fishing At Kleylehof

This year we were invited to give a workshop at the annual reheat festival organized by klingt.org at Kleylehof/Nickelsdorf.  The topic was satellite fishing and that’s what we did. We brought our mobile equipment consisting of two laptop computers, a … Continue reading

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Testing The Beacon

On Tuesday July 26 the radios that will be used as communication devices on MURSAT1 arrived.  We will use off-the-shelf amateur radio equipment that will be case modded inside the TubeSat shell.  So we had these radios in our hands … Continue reading

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Symposium on Small Satellite Programmes for Sustainable Development

From September 13 to 16 2011 the United Nations together with ESA and the Austrian Government held the third (and last)  Symposium on Small Satellite Programmes for Sustainable Development at the Space Research Institute in Graz/Austria.  This year’s focus was … Continue reading

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Lex mur.sat

On July 19 2011 a draft for a new law was presented to the Austrian Parliament.  The law-to-be is titled “law for the permission of space activities and the creation of a space register”.  We are inclined to call this … Continue reading

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